Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Rinderpest, an epizootic, is second disease to be declared eradicated.

Rinderpest, a Centuries-Old Animal Disease, Is Eradicated - NYTimes.com


"No rinderpest here." Image via NYT


On Tuesday in a ceremony in Rome, the United Nations is officially declaring that for only the second time in history, a disease has been wiped off the face of the earth.

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